Walcot, William (1874-1943) by Scholes, Robert

William Walcot (1874 – 1943) He was born in Odessa, of an English father and a Russian mother. In his youth he travelled in Europe and South America, returning to Russia in 1891 to study architecture in St. Petersburgh under . After that he moved to Paris, studying at the École des Beaux Arts, and the Atélier Redon. After five years back in Moscow, he moved to England, exhibiting his work there, where it was recognized by the Fine Art Society, which sent him to Rome and Venice. He worked on architectural subjects and Oriental scenes, as a painter and etcher. He made his home in London. Benois

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